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What to say, and what not: 'Sensitive/not for disclosure' Amazon story

Indian traders, both brick-and-mortar and smaller online sellers, have long alleged that Amazon's platform largely benefits a tiny number of big sellers

Amazon India | Amazon

Kanishka Gupta  |  New Delhi 

Many Indian retailers have in the past alleged that harms their businesses by flouting regulations and favouring a few big sellers.

A new report by agency Reuters reveals that may not be playing the game by the rule book.

It was early 2019, and senior com Inc executive Jay Carney was preparing for an important meeting. He was set to meet India's ambassador to the United States.

The meeting was scheduled right after the Indian government announced foreign direct investment regulations that threatened to disrupt Amazon's business in India. But the preparation before the meeting was not so simple for Carney.

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First Published: Thu, February 18 2021. 15:10 IST